Gatorade Goes Green, Gets Gold (Archi-Tech)
Gatorade has earned Gold LEED Certification for its new manufacturing plant, in part by maximizing its energy efficiency.
May 30, 2007
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recognized the Gatorade Thirst Quencher Blue Ridge facility in Wytheville, VA, with its Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) designation at a Gold-level certification. Photo: PepsiCo
From an energy perspective, the facility installed energy-saving measures such as high-efficiency boilers, water heaters, and HVAC equipment with calibrated control systems. Now, someone light a fire under the PepsiCo marketing department.